Remember when you were a kid and that skinned knee seemed to fix itself overnight, with the help of a couple of Mickey Mouse Band-Aids, of course? Unfortunately, adult wounds can take longer to heal. That can be because of the severity of the wound as well as underlying health issues.
Month: January 2018
If you’ve recently been diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, live with someone who has diabetes, or care for someone who has the condition, get ready to learn a whole new vocabulary! From A1C to xylitol, there are lots of new words to remember!
When we think about diabetes self-care, we usually think about monitoring blood sugar, taking medication, and counting carbs. These are all critical for effectively managing diabetes, but there are two other “things” you also need to think about—your feet!
Is it an Accident or Is it Incontinence? How to Tell When a Little Pee Is More Than Just a Little Annoyance.
Yes, leaks do happen. You might be laughing with a friend or out for a quick run or just checking your email, and suddenly you feel a little dribble.
Did you know that having diabetes can also lead to complications with your teeth and gums? Doctors say that the higher the level of glucose in your blood, the higher your risk for dental problems. In fact, about 20% of all tooth loss is linked to diabetes.
Let’s just get it out in the open—there’s nothing fun about incontinence. Difficulty controlling your bladder is a challenge, and in some cases a burden. But here’s the thing—incontinence does not mean you’re permanently benched! In fact, physical activity is one of the best things people with incontinence can do for themselves.
Home Care Delivered, Inc. (HCD) a leading direct-to-consumer provider of insurance covered medical supplies is pleased to announce that Lindsay Quillin has joined the company as the Diabetes Account Executive serving referral partners in Kentucky and Tennessee.